We gave Gregory a new life!

Gregory the squirrel monkey has just started a new life at Florida Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary, along with 25 other monkeys who survived a 2014-17 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nicotine addiction experiment. A December 4 CNN feature shares more on these monkeys’ move to freedom. The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund was part of a coalition that…

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Help Animals on #GivingTuesday Nov 27

This #GivingTuesday November 27, please help animals with a donation to the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund.   Examples of Greg Fund projects are:   The PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Gregory J. Reiter Animal Rescue Award, with a $1,000 check, has been presented annually since 2016 to an organization or individual for exceptional…

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Thank you–and turkeys!

Happy November! This month of Thanksgiving is a great time to chip in for the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund. The Fund supports many farm sanctuary initiatives to rescue animals and expand outreach to people. The Fund partners especially with the two farm sanctuaries that Greg loved most. These, like other sanctuaries across the U.S., are hosting special pre-Thanksgiving events: Animal…

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I’ll never leave you, either

Greg and I met on October 24, 1991–and believing that date to be magical, we chose October 24, 1992 as our wedding day. Between those two dates, we were separated for some months by my work assignment in China. Those being pre-Internet days, we spent thousands of dollars on international phone calls, and sent each…

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How will you be remembered when you die?

When you die, the story of your entire life may be condensed into just a few words from those you touched. After my husband Greg died on October 16, 2015, this is how he was remembered. How will you be remembered?  As one of the “flaming a**holes,” or as the guy or gal who made…

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